29, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone
conversation with the pilots of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES)
who helped to extinguish fires in the State of Israel. He thanked them for
exemplary performance of assigned tasks.
of the Government of the State of Israel, Minister of the Interior Aryeh Makhlouf Deri
presented the Ukrainian rescuers a Certificate for participation in fighting fires.
№519 / 2016 "On humanitarian assistance to the State of Israel" was
signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
on November 24, 2016, according to which two crews of the SES participated in
extinguishing forest fires in the State of Israel. Now the activities on
liquidation of fires completed and soon the SES crews will return to Ukraine.
The plane An-32P is designed for
extinguishing forest fires and at a time can take on board up to 8 tonnes of water. In Israel's firefighting were taking part
Ukraine, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, USA, Croatia, Great Britain, France, Italy,
Turkey, Jordan, and Egypt.